Gilmer GA-Dawson GA-Union GA-Pickens GA-Lumpkin GA-Fannin GA-
441 PM EDT THU AUG 9 2018
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR GILMER...DAWSON...WESTERN
UNION...PICKENS...WESTERN LUMPKIN AND FANNIN COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM
At 441 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line
extending from near Copperhill to near Jasper...and moving east at 25
HAZARD...40 to 50 mph wind...frequent cloud to ground lightning
and heavy rain.
IMPACT...Expect minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of
light...unsecured objects. Heavy rain may cause temporary
street flooding especially in poor drainage areas.
Some locations in the path of these storms include
Jasper, Dawsonville, Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Nelson, East Ellijay,
Morganton, Talking Rock, Suches, Dougherty, Amicalola Falls State
Park, Jones Mill, Jones Creek, Fausett Lake, Pisgah, Mineral Bluff,
Talmadge, Cherry Log, Tate and Stover Creek Shelter.
People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear
thunder...you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Motorists
should slow down and be prepared for possible loss of control due to
LAT...LON 3499 8397 3437 8405 3440 8458 3441 8458
3441 8462 3499 8456
TIME...MOT...LOC 2041Z 284DEG 20KT 3499 8443 3442 8445